Samsung Galaxy A8s With Triple Rear Camera Launched, The South Korean multinational company Samsung launched a new smartphone in China dubbed as Samsung Galaxy A8s. This smartphone features true bezel less display screen, with a small hole in the display to house the selfie camera. Samsung calls it the Infinity O Display.
Key highlights of the Samsung Galaxy A8s smartphone include triple rear camera setup, up to 8GB of RAM, Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC, and a rear fingerprint sensor. Samsung is the second smartphone brand to launch a smartphone with small hole in the display. Before Samsung, Honor includes this feature in Honor V20 smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy A8s Specifications -
|Samsung Galaxy A8s||Details|
|Release date||December 2018|
|Launched in India||No|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||3,400 mAh battery|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels|
|Colour||Black, Green, Blue, and Silver color options|
|Dual Display size||6.2 inch full HD+ display (6.4 inch when corners measured at right angles)|
|Ratio||19.5:9 aspect ratio|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC (System On Chipset)|
|RAM||6 GB & 8 GB of RAM|
|Internal storage||128 GB of internal storage|
|Expandable storage||256 GB|
|Triple rear camera setup||Yes|
|Rear camera||First - 24 mega pixel main camera sensor with f/1.7 aperture|
Second - 10 mega pixel telephoto camera sensor with f/2.4 aperture
Third - 5 mega pixel camera sensor with f/2.2 aperture
|Rear flash||Yes, LED|
|Rear camera features||2X optical zoom, Bokeh, HDR|
|Front camera||24 mega pixel selfie sensor with f/2.0 aperture|
|Front camera features||Face beauty, gesture shot, panorama, HDR, dimlight shot|
|Operating system||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|GPS / A-GPS||Yes|
|Number of SIMs||2|
|USB Type - c||Yes|
|GSM / CDMA||CDMA|
|4G / LTE||Yes|
|SIM Type||Nano SIM|
|GSM / CDMA||CDMA|
|4G / LTE||Yes|
|Finger print scanner||Yes, rear|
|Compass / Magnetometer||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|
|Price||Yet to reveal|
|Variants||6 GB of RAM + 128 GB of Internal storage|
8 GB of RAM + 128 GB of Inbuilt storage
Diving into the details, the Galaxy A8s smartphone flaunts 6.2 inch full HD+ display (6.4 inch when corners measured at right angles) with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by the octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 System On Chipset, coupled with Adreno 616 GPU
Talking about the camera department, the smartphone bears a triple rear camera setup stacked vertically, a 24 mega pixel main camera sensor with f/1.7 aperture, another 10 mega pixel telephoto camera sensor with f/2.4 aperture that can offer 2X optical zoom, and another 5 mega pixel camera sensor with f/2.2 aperture and this one is basically for more depth in photos. On the front, there is a 24 mega pixel selfie sensor with f/2.0 aperture.
As for the connectivity options, the Samsung Galaxy A8s smartphone include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, GLONASS, a USB Type C port, NFC support, and there is no 3.5 mm headphone jack. Sensors in the smartphone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, electronic compass, gyroscope, rear mounted fingerprint sensor and proximity sensor. The smartphone is said to be just 7.4mm thick and packs a 3,400 mAh battery with fast charging support.
Samsung Galaxy A8s Price and Availability -
The handset comes in two models one with 6 GB of RAM + 128 GB of Internal storage and other with 8 GB of RAM + 128 GB of Inbuilt storage. As of now, Samsung has not revealed price of this smartphone. The device will be available for purchase in Black, Green, Blue, and Silver color options in China.
As said above, the handset features an Infinity O Display with a hole on the top left edge of the screen houses the selfie camera sensor. At the bottom of the smartphone, there is a USB Type C port, the speaker grille and the microphone. The power and volume buttons are given on the right edge, and the SIM tray is seen on the left edge of the handset.
Earlier, The South Korean company launched Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ Polaris blue color variant. The Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone comes with a 5.8 inch QHD+ Curved Super AMOLED panel with 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 System On Chipset (in China) and Exynos 9810 System on Chipset in the Indian market, paired with 4GB of RAM and a 3,000mAh battery.
On the other hand, The Samsung Galaxy S9+ smartphone is almost identical to Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone in terms of specifications, this device flaunts larger 6.2 inch QHD+ Curved Super AMOLED panel and comes with 6 GB of RAM and a larger 3,500 mAh battery unit. In terms of optics both the smartphones sports 12 megapixel Dual Pixel primary sensor with a variable aperture of f/1.5-f/2.4 and OIS. Moreover, Samsung Galaxy S9 has been priced at EUR 849 (around Rs. 68,200) and that of the Galaxy S9+ comes in at EUR 949 (approx. Rs. 76,200).
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